Posts categorized as“Product Development”

Astero StarFish

Pro Tips for Medical Device Phase Zero Product Definition

Medical device commercialization is typically broken into Four Phases: Phase Zero Product Definition, Phase One Engineering Design and Development, Phase Two Transfer, and Phase Three Manufacturing. Our employee experts share their best tips and examples for each phase of the commercialization process in a four-part series. This blog covers Medical Device Phase Zero Product Definition […]

Lorenzo Gutierrez

7 “ZOMBIE” Microfluidic Cartridge Early Indicators

Recommendations to Avoid Non-Functional Cartridges The popular Netflix series “The Walking Dead” is all about “Zombies” – people that look normal but lack the ability to function as normal. In microfluidics, there are cartridges that seem perfectly normal and functional but are not due to internal defects. They are “the walking dead“ or “Zombie cartridges” destined […]

Astero StarFish

Unpacking the Potential of 6 Medtech Trends

“AI seems to be a thing. Everybody’s excited about ChatGPT.” Asking ChatGPT to list current medical device trends as preparation for our monthly content meeting has turned into our latest group blog. Not surprisingly, the StarFish team identified the same trends proposed by ChatGPT- and more – with six of the most interesting trends making […]

Joris van der Heijden

A Guide to Lean and Agile Medical Device Product Development

The success of development programs in the medical device and equipment industry almost always relies on hitting technical milestones that coincide with internal or external fundraising efforts. Especially early in the program, it is critical to hit technical milestones in a cost-sensitive and timely manner. This will eventually determine if a program has legs or […]

Wayne Malone

Five Medical Device Commercialization Tips to Enable Success

Commercialization of a medical device is the process of transitioning from design and development to a realized, manufacturable, and sellable product. This blog describes how our commercialization team “Make it Real” by developing robust commercialization strategies that engage a cross-functional team from engineering, production planning and supply chain.

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